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Graphic Design is visual communication and visual problem solving. This kind of visual communication can be found printed on a poster, a bag of chips, a can of soda, on the display of your laptop, or anything out in the real world or digital realm. You may not realize it now, but Graphic Design is all around you. You see as many as 5,000 advertisements a day. That means, you see Graphic Design more than 5,000 times a day, because advertising is just one medium in which you will find Graphic Design. Graphic Design can be artistic, illustrative, systematic and even simple. Ultimately though, it is up to you, the designer, to problem solve and find with the most effective solution. Our Graphic Design Program is NASAD accredited.

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Curriculum

The Graphic Design curriculum embraces and integrates art, advertising and communication. The program at UCO has grown into the largest program between Kansas City and North Texas. It has truly become a center of excellence at UCO.

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Scholarships & Tuition Waivers

The UCO College of Fine Arts and Design annually awards more than $100,000 in scholarships with more than 90 scholarship opportunities.  Our talented and ambitious students ensure that CFAD remains a center for excellence in the fine and performing arts. CFAD scholarships recognize the dedication displayed in the classroom, in performances and in exhibitions, as well as help our students make their studies a primary focal point and not monetary stress.

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Career Opportunities

Graphic Design career opportunities include: 

  • Type Design
  • Magazine Design
  • Newspaper Design
  • Publicity Pieces
  • Advertising Layout
  • Photo Editing/Photoshop Art
View a career guide for Graphic Design majors.

Community Opportunities

Take advantage of these opportunities in the metro which may spark your interest and even boost your resume.